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<img alt="UFC 250: Heinisch v Meerschaert" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Ft9tEKqkpoqUq5cYuDajnIaCWk0=/0x0:4349x2899/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66910232/1218023297.jpg.0.jpg"> <small>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/weight-class/middleweight">Middleweight</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3616/ian-heinisch">Ian Heinisch</a> isn’t wasting any time after <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a>. </p> <p>Hot on the heels of a first-round TKO over <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1970/gerald-meerschaert">Gerald Meerschaert</a> at this past...

<img alt="Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/Wg-tyeJLX8D6x0Z_vjEI-wAoCxQ=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906494/maymac.0.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, Showtime</small> <p>This past weekend was a crazy one for the world of MMA. <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/377/amanda-nunes">Amanda Nunes</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282910/amanda-nunes-vs-felicia-spencer-full-fight-video-highlights-ufc-250">reinforced her status as the greatest female fighter ever</a>, <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282897/ufc-250-results-cody-garbrandt-face-plants-raphael-assuncao-with-buzzer-beater-knockout">reminded everyone exactly what...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/mWqOybeQL803GdE6b0x3R_6qLKs=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906669/023_Jorge_Masvidal.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/520/jorge-masvidal">Jorge Masvidal</a> isn’t denying that he inked a new multi-fight contract with the UFC just before facing <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/365/nate-diaz">Nate Diaz</a> last year but the context really matters.</p> <p>On Saturday, the UFC’s only “BMF” champion took aim...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/OxKpS89l9gofaw_A9xlHiEfJLE8=/0x67:4958x3372/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66906915/UFC_JB_2020_06_05_0022_20200605111117926.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><em>In the fast-paced world of MMA, there are dozens of questions surrounding any given event, but when the dust settles, there’s usually only one: What’s next?</em></p> <p><em>Following the conclusion of every card, MMA Fighting’s Mike Heck and Alexander K....

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/p3o6V_p_3PLPnXBNGKmap0GkrV4=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66904922/218_.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> is bored.</p> <p>Following his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282918/conor-mcgregor-retires-again-via-twitter-moments-after-ufc-250">retirement announcement</a> on Saturday evening shortly after the conclusion of the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> main event — the third time in the past four years that McGregor has made...

<img alt="Justin Gaethje" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IPGQRFb7uHgHLF4lg3EdHtf_Zuk=/0x0:1920x1280/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905158/105_Justin_Gaethje_vs_Michael_Johnson.0.jpg"> <small>Justin Gaethje | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>With <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1859/conor-mcgregor">Conor McGregor</a> making his <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/2020/6/7/21282918/conor-mcgregor-retires-again-via-twitter-moments-after-ufc-250">third retirement announcement via social media</a>, it’s fair to say that thought of “The Notorious” walking away from MMA isn’t making waves like it used...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/ESTFe5CJI-y3KmG7d19-9R4clfU=/0x0:4504x3003/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905276/UFC_JB_2020_06_06_0614_20200606104927832.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/3121/cody-garbrandt">Cody Garbrandt</a> got back to the business of winning on Saturday and he now sees a wide open bantamweight field ahead of him.</p> <p>With a buzzer-beating one-punch KO of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/230/raphael-assuncao">Raphael Assuncao</a> in the <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250</a> co-main...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/4OuAORvT_vv8dAvK3gWmI1vWH38=/0x18:5144x3447/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905441/UFC_JB_2020_06_06_0575_20200606102026567.0.jpg"> <small>Zuffa LLC</small> <p><a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/1528/aljamain-sterling">Aljamain Sterling</a> knows his title shot is next, but he still has to wait for a new bantamweight champion to be crowned when <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/4437/petr-yan">Petr Yan</a> faces off with <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fighter/7/jose-aldo">Jose Aldo</a> in July.</p> <p>Sterling has actually pushed...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/pdFRwFjAQCvG0vaffD3loYQvMfw=/153x0:1773x1080/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905629/Nunes_Belts.0.jpg"> <p>In the aftermath of <a href="https://www.mmafighting.com/fight-card/1124/ufc-250">UFC 250: Nunes vs. Spencer</a>, MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin and E. Casey Leydon are joined by The Athletic’s Fernanda Prates to break down all of the action that took place from the UFC APEX in Las...

<img alt="" src="https://cdn.vox-cdn.com/thumbor/IV8l3dVnQDkOBM2kqGrguOtHHIk=/0x0:2880x1920/1310x873/cdn.vox-cdn.com/uploads/chorus_image/image/66905752/105_Jessica_Eye.0.jpg"> <small>Esther Lin, MMA Fighting</small> <p>The UFC has released the poster for a June 13 event at UFC APEX in Las Vegas, and the top two draws get the spotlight. </p> <p>Featured on the poster is a flyweight bout between one-time title...